World Championships Budapest - Event

World Championships Budapest

  • Date: 28 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
  • Place: Budapest, Hungary
  • Type: World Championships
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IJF Sports Director Jeong Ki -Young gives the example as former World Champion

11 Jul 2019 09:10

IJF Hall of Famer Jeon Ki-Young (KOR) is one of judo’s most celebrated judoka. The Atlanta 1996 Olympic champion, who is now an IJF Sports Director, cast his mind back to his early days in the sport and when he first harboured the ambitions of one day becoming a world champion. Today is his birthday. Read more

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Erika Miranda says farewell to sparkling judo career

31 Oct 2018 01:30

Five time World Championships medallist Erika Miranda of Brazil retired of judo. The number five of the Rio Olympic Games took five consecutive world championships medals since 2013 but had to say goodbye to judo to keep her future in health. Miranda announced her retirement on Tuesday. Read more

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Alexander Wieczerzak wants to make the impossible possible again

24 Jun 2018 14:35

Alexander Wieczerzak was a great surprise at the 2017 World Championships taking the gold medal U81kg. He never won an IJF event before. The IJF spoke to Germany's reigning U81kg world champion who fights at the European Cup in Celje U90kg this weekend in preparation of the forthcoming World Championships. Read more

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World Champion Aaron Wolf out of the game for three months

19 Jan 2018 08:40

Aaron Wolf is injured and will be out of competition for another three months. The Japanese World Champion of Budapest suffers a meniscal lesion. Read more

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Yu Song Awarded at the ANOC Awards

4 Nov 2017 18:55

ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committees) organized its XXII general Assembly in Prague in the early days of November. On that occasion, the third edition of the ANOC Awards were held in the beautiful Czech capital and Yu Song (CHN) was recognised for her fantastic sporting achievements, as she received the award for Best Female Athlete from Asia. Read more